Hiralal Yadav
President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates Hiralal Yadav with Padma Shri
Background information
Born1925/1926
OriginVaranasi, India
Died (aged 93)
GenresKajri, Birha
OccupationsSinger, musician
LabelsT-Series, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Auvidis-UNESCO, Rama Cassettes
Awards: Padma Shri (2019)
Yash Bharti Award (2015)

Hiralal Yadav (1925/1926 – 12 May 2019)[1] was an Indian folk singer, who was awarded the Padma Shri,[2] the fourth highest civilian award in India in 2019.[3][4] He was awarded the Yash Bharti Award in 2015.

Discography

Selected albums

Year Album's Name Label
1992 Devar Bhabhi Ki Holi T-Series
1993 Ram Bhakt Ghurhu Kisan T-Series
1995 Jhoori Sangram Singh T-Series
1997 Chabda Chatti Peeta T-Series
2001 Gadhavat Swami Sadguru Bhajan T-Series
2014 India: North Indian Folk Music Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Auvidis-UNESCO

Honours

Death

At the age of 93, he died on 12 May 2019.[7] PM Narendra Modi paid homage to Hiralal Yadav.[8]

On 14 May 2019, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met his family[9] and paid condolence to the family members.[10]

See also

References

  1. ^ Padma Shri Awardee Bhojpuri singer Hiralal Yadav passes away at 93
  2. ^ a b "List of Padma Awardees 2019" (PDF). Padmaawards.gov.in. Government of India.
  3. ^ Chaturvedi, Ajay (26 January 2019). "70 वां गणतंत्र दिवसः लोक गायकी के सरताज हीरालाल को जीवन की सांझ में मिला पद्न पुरस्कार/" (in Hindi). Patrika.
  4. ^ "PM Modi government recognised my father's talent: Hiralal Yadav's son on Padma Shri award". New Indian Express. 26 January 2016.
  5. ^ "10 from UP get Padma Shri award". The Times of India. 26 January 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Hira Lal Yadav". Sangeetnatak.gov.in. Archived from the original on 9 September 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Bhojpuri folk singer Hiralal Yadav dies at 93". Business Standard. 12 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Bhojpuri folk singer Hiralal Yadav passes away, PM Modi pays homage". The Times of India. 13 May 2019.
  9. ^ "CM Yogi meets Padma Shri late Hiralal Yadav's family in Varanasi". Business Standard. 14 May 2019.
  10. ^ "मुख्‍यमंत्री योगी आदित्‍यनाथ ने बिरहा गायक पद्मश्री हीरा लाल यादव को दी श्रद्धांजलि" (in Hindi). Dainik Jagaran. 14 May 2019.